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Fact Sheets — Numeric Index

 


Unnumbered Fact Sheets

  • Basic Information (PDF)
    • Brazilian Portuguese (PDF)
    • Chinese (PDF)
    • Hmong (PDF
    • Korean (PDF
    • Polish (PDF
    • Russian (PDF
    • Spanish (PDF)
    • Tagalog (PDF)
    • Thai (PDF)
    • Vietnamese (PDF)
    • Haitian Creole (PDF)
  • Teen Driving Fact Sheet (PDF) — Teen Driving on the Job
    • Adolescentes que conducen en el trabajo (PDF)


Numbered Fact Sheets

  • Fact Sheet #1 (PDF, TEXT) — The Construction Industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Haitian Creole (PDF)
    • Spanish, Hoja de Datos #1 (PDF, TEXT) — La Industria de Construcción Bajo la Ley de Normas Razonables de Trabajo (FLSA - abreviatura en inglés)

  • Fact Sheet #2 (PDF, TEXT) — Restaurants and Fast Food Establishments under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Chinese (PDF)
    • Haitian Creole (PDF)
    • Korean (PDF)
    • Spanish (PDF)
    • Thai (PDF)
    • Tài Liệu Sô' 2 Vietnamese (PDF) — Nhà Hàng Ăn và Cơ Sở Thức Ăn Nhanh (Fast Food)

  • Fact Sheet #2A (PDF, TEXT) — Employing Youth in Restaurants under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #3 (PDF, TEXT) — Professional Offices under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #4 (PDF, TEXT) — Security Guard/Maintenance Service Industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #5 (PDF, TEXT) — Real Estate and Rental Agencies under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #6 (PDF, TEXT) — The Retail Industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Fact Sheet #7 (PDF, TEXT) — State and Local Governments under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #8 (PDF, TEXT) — Police and Fire Fighters under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #9 (PDF, TEXT) — Manufacturing Establishments under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #10 (PDF, TEXT) — Wholesale and Warehouse Industries under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #11 (Revision Coming Soon) — Automobile Dealers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #12 (PDF, TEXT) — Agricultural Employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #13 (PDF, TEXT) — Employment Relationship under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Fact Sheet #14 (PDF, TEXT) — Coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #15 (PDF, TEXT) — Tipped Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #15A (PDF, TEXT) — Ownership of Tips Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #16 (PDF, TEXT) — Deductions From Wages For Uniforms And Other Facilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #17A (PDF, TEXT) — Exemption for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Computer and Outside Sales
  • Hoja de Datos # 17A (PDF) — Exención para ejecutivos, administradores, profesionales y empleados de la informática y de ventas exteriores bajo la Ley de Normas Razonables de Trabajo (FLSA-en sus siglas en inglés)
  • Fact Sheet #17B (PDF, TEXT) — Executive Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17C (PDF, TEXT) — Administrative Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17D (PDF, TEXT) — Professional Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17E (PDF, TEXT) — Computer-Related Occupations Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17F (PDF, TEXT) — Outside Sales Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17G (PDF, TEXT) — Salary Basis, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17H (PDF, TEXT) — Highly-Compensated Workers, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17I (PDF, TEXT) — Blue-Collar Workers, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17J (PDF, TEXT) — First Responders, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17K (PDF, TEXT) — Veterans, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17L (PDF, TEXT) — Insurance Claims Adjusters, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17M (PDF, TEXT) — Financial Services Industry Employees, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17N (PDF, TEXT) — Nurses, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet # 17O (PDF, TEXT) — Technologists and Technicians, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet # 17P (PDF, TEXT) — Construction Workers, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet # 17Q (PDF, TEXT) — Journalists/Reporters, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet # 17R (PDF, TEXT) — Administrative Duties Tests, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #18 (PDF, TEXT) — Section 13 (a) (3) Exemption For Seasonal Amusement or Recreational Establishments under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #19 (PDF, TEXT) — The Motor Carrier Exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #20 (PDF, TEXT) — Employees Paid Commissions by Retail Establishments Who are Exempt Under Section 7(i) from Overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #21 (PDF, TEXT) — Recordkeeping Requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Fact Sheet #22 (PDF, TEXT) — Hours Worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Chinese (PDF)
    • Haitian Creole (PDF)
    • Korean (PDF)
    • Spanish (PDF)
    • Thai (PDF)
    • Vietnamese (PDF)

  • Fact Sheet #23 (PDF, TEXT) — Overtime Pay Requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Chinese (PDF)
    • Haitian Creole (PDF)
    • Korean (PDF)
    • Russian (PDF)
    • Spanish (PDF)
    • Thai (PDF)
    • Tài Liệu Số 23 Vietnamese (PDF) — Qui Định Về Lương Phụ Trội (Overtime) Theo Đạo Luật Tiêu Chuẩn Lao Động Công Bằng (FLSA)

  • Fact Sheet #24 (PDF, TEXT) — Homeworkers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #25 (PDF, TEXT) — The Home Health Care Industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Fact Sheet #26 (PDF, TEXT) — Section H-2A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) — For applications submitted on or after March 15, 2010
    • Haitian Creole (PDF)
    • Spanish (PDF, TEXT) — La aplicación de las exigencias H-2A a la industria agrícola para solicitudes H-2A sometidas el 15 o después del 15 de marzo de 2010
  • Fact Sheet #26A (PDF, TEXT) — Section H-2A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) — For applications submitted between January 17, 2009 and March 14, 2010
  • Fact Sheet #26B (PDF, TEXT) — Section H-2A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) — For applications submitted prior to January 17, 2009
  • Fact Sheet #27 (PDF, TEXT) — New Businesses under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Chinese (PDF)

  • Fact Sheet #28 (PDF, TEXT) — The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

  • Fact Sheet #28A (PDF, TEXT) — The Family and Medical Leave Act Military Leave Entitlements
  • Fact Sheet #28B (PDF, TEXT) — FMLA leave for birth, bonding, or to care for a child with a serious health condition on the basis of an "in loco parentis" relationship
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 28B (PDF, TEXT) — Ausencia bajo FMLA por nacimiento, para acercamiento emocional o para atender a un(a) niño(a) que padezca una condición seria de salud a base de una relación “in loco parentis”
    • Chinese (PDF)
    • Korean (PDF)
    • Tagalog (PDF)
    • Thai (PDF)
  • Fact Sheet #28C (PDF, TEXT) — FMLA leave to care for a parent with a serious health condition on the basis of an "in loco parentis" relationship
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 28C (PDF, TEXT) — Ausencia bajo FMLA para atender a un(a) padre/madre que padezca una condición seria de salud a base de una relación “in loco parentis”
    • Chinese (PDF)
    • Korean (PDF)
    • Tagalog (PDF)
    • Thai (PDF)
    • Vietnamese (PDF)
  • Fact Sheet #28D (PDF, TEXT) — Employer Notification Requirements under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fact Sheet #28E (PDF, TEXT) — Employee Notice Requirements under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28F (PDF, TEXT) — Qualifying Reasons for Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28G (PDF, TEXT) — Certification of a Serious Health Condition under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28H (PDF, TEXT) — 12-month period under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fact Sheet #28I (PDF, TEXT) — Calculation of Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28J (PDF, TEXT) — Special Rules for Airline Flight Crew Employees under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28K (PDF, TEXT) — “Son or Daughter” 18 years of age or older under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28M (PDF, TEXT) — The Military Family Leave Provisions under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28M(a) (PDF, TEXT) — Military Caregiver Leave for a Current Servicemember under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28M(b) (PDF, TEXT) — Military Caregiver Leave for a Veteran under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28M(c) (PDF, TEXT) — Qualifying Exigency Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #30 (PDF, TEXT) — The Federal Garnishment Law
  • Fact Sheet #31 (PDF, TEXT) — Nursing Care Facilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #32 (PDF, TEXT) — Youth Minimum Wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act

  • Fact Sheet #33 (PDF, TEXT) — Residential Care Facilities (Group Homes) under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    • Tagalog (PDF)

  • Fact Sheet #34 (PDF, TEXT) — Important Changes in the Child Labor Laws Affecting the Driving of Automobiles and Trucks Under Hazardous Occupations Order No. 2
  • Fact Sheet #35 (PDF, TEXT) — Joint Employment and Independent Contractors Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
  • Fact Sheet #36 (PDF, TEXT) — Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988
  • Fact Sheet #37 (PDF, TEXT) — Application of the Federal Child Labor Provisions to Amusement Parks and Recreation Establishments
  • Fact Sheet #38 (PDF, TEXT) — Application of the Federal Child Labor Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to Grocery Stores

  • Fact Sheet #39 (PDF, TEXT) — The Employment of Workers with Disabilities at Special Minimum Wages
  • Fact Sheet #39A (PDF, TEXT) — How to Obtain a Certificate Authorizing the Payment of Special Minimum Wages to Workers with Disabilities under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39B (PDF, TEXT) — Prevailing Wages and Commensurate Wages under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39C (PDF, TEXT) — Hours Worked and the Payment of Special Minimum Wages to Workers with Disabilities under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39D (PDF, TEXT) — Incorporating Personal Time, Fatigue and Delay (PF&D) Allowances When Determining Piece Rates to be Paid Workers with Disabilities Receiving Special Minimum Wages under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39E (PDF, TEXT) — Determining Hourly Commensurate Wages to be Paid Workers with Disabilities under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39F (PDF, TEXT) — The Payment of Special Minimum Wages to Workers with Disabilities Who Are Employed on Federal Service Contracts Subject to the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act
  • Fact Sheet #39G (PDF, TEXT) — The 2010 National Community Rehabilitation Program Compliance Baseline Survey
  • Fact Sheet #40 (PDF, TEXT) — Federal Child Labor Laws In Farm Jobs

  • Fact Sheet #41 (PDF, TEXT) — Child Labor Compliance Survey Fact Sheet
  • Fact Sheet #43 (PDF, TEXT) — Child Labor Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for Nonagricultural Occupations
  • Fact Sheet #44 (PDF, TEXT) — Visits to Employers
    • Spanish (PDF)

  • Fact Sheet #45 (PDF, TEXT) — Hotel and Motel Establishments Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #46 (PDF, TEXT) — Daycare Centers and Preschools Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #47 (PDF, TEXT) — Minimum Wage, Recordkeeping and Child Labor Requirements of U.S. Law Applicable to Foreign Commercial Vehicle Operators and Helpers
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 47 — Disposiciones sobre salario mínimo, mantenimiento de registros y trabajo de menores de la Ley de los Estados Unidos aplicables a los conductores de vehículos comerciales extranjeros y sus ayudantes

  • Fact Sheet #48 (PDF, TEXT) — Application of U.S. Labor Laws to Immigrant Workers : Effect of Hoffman Plastic decision on laws enforced by the Wage and Hour Division
    • Chinese (PDF)
    • Korean (PDF)
    • Thai (PDF)
    • Vietnamese (PDF)
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 48 — Aplicación de las Leyes Laborales de EE UU a Obreros Inmigrantes: Impacto de la decisión Hoffman Plastic sobre las leyes que la Sección de Horas y Sueldos hace cumplir

  • Fact Sheet #49 (PDF, TEXT) — The Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 49 (PDF) — Ley para la Protección de los Obreros Agrícolas Migratorios y de Temporada
    • Hmong (PDF)
    • Creole (PDF)

  • Fact Sheet #50 (PDF, TEXT) — Transportation under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 50 (PDF) — Transporte bajo La Ley para la Protección de los Obreros Agrícolas Migratorios y de Temporada (MSPA-abreviatura en inglés)

  • Fact Sheet #51 (PDF, TEXT) — Field Sanitation Standards under the Occupational Safety and Health Act
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 51 (PDF) — Normas de Sanidad en el Campo bajo la Ley de Seguridad y Sanidad Ocupacional

  • Fact Sheet #52 (PDF, TEXT) — The Health Care Industry and Youth Employment
  • Fact Sheet #53 (PDF, TEXT) — The Health Care Industry and Hours Worked
  • Fact Sheet #54 (PDF, TEXT) — The Health Care Industry and Calculating Overtime Pay
  • Fact Sheet #55 (PDF, TEXT) — Changes in the Rules on the Employment of Minors Exempt from Compulsory School Attendance in Businesses Where Machines Process Wood Products
  • Fact Sheet #56 (PDF, TEXT) — Stock Options under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #57 (PDF, TEXT) — Hazardous Occupations Order No. 12 . Rules for Employing Youth and the Loading of Power-Driven Balers and Compactors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #58 (PDF, TEXT) — Cooking and Baking under the Federal Youth Employment Provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #60 (PDF, TEXT) — Application of the Federal Youth Employment Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to the Employment of Lifeguards
  • Fact Sheet #61 — Day Laborers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • English/Spanish (PDF, TEXT)
    • English/Chinese (PDF
    • English/Korean (PDF)
    • English/Thai (PDF)
    • English/Vietnamese (PDF)

  • Fact Sheets #62 (Numerical Index) (Topical Index) — H-1B Fact Sheets  
  • Fact Sheet #63 (PDF, TEXT) — Application of Federal Labor Laws to Reforestation
  • Fact Sheet #63a (PDF, TEXT) — Application of Federal Labor Laws to Pine Straw
  • Fact Sheet #64 (PDF, TEXT) — Call Centers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #65 (PDF, TEXT) — Rounding Practices for Student-Learners Earning Subminimum Wages
  • Fact Sheet #66 (PDF, TEXT) — The Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA)
  • Fact Sheet #67 (PDF, TEXT) — The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA)
  • Fact Sheet #67A (PDF, TEXT) — Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts
  • Fact Sheet #68 (PDF, TEXT) — What Constitutes a Full-Time Employee Under H-1B Visa Program?
  • Fact Sheet #69 (PDF, TEXT) — Requirements to Participate in the H-2B Program
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 69 (PDF, TEXT)— Exigencias para Participar en el Programa H-2B

  • Fact Sheet #70 (PDF, TEXT) — Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Furloughs and Other Reductions in Pay and Hours Worked Issues
  • Fact Sheet #71 (PDF, TEXT) — Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #72 (PDF, TEXT) — Employment & Wages Under Federal Law During Natural Disasters & Recovery
    • Chinese Version (PDF)
    • Spanish Version (PDF)
    • Vietnamese Version (PDF)
  • Fact Sheet #73 (PDF, TEXT) — Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA
    • Spanish Version (PDF)

  • Fact Sheet #74 (PDF, TEXT) — Employment of Youth in Roofing Occupations and On Roofs under the FLSA
  • Fact Sheet #75 (PDF, TEXT) — Youth Peddling under the FLSA
  • Fact Sheet #76 (PDF, TEXT) — Car Wash and Auto Detailing Establishments Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #77A (PDF, TEXT) — Prohibiting Retaliation Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Chinese Version (PDF)
    • Korean Version (PDF)
    • Polish Version (PDF)
    • Portuguese Version (PDF)
    • Punjabi Version (PDF)
    • Russian Version (PDF)
    • Tagalog Version (PDF)
    • Spanish Version (PDF, TEXT)
    • Thai Version (PDF)
    • Urdu Version (PDF)

  • Fact Sheet #77B (PDF, TEXT) — Protection for Individuals Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fact Sheet #77C (PDF, TEXT) — Prohibiting Retaliation Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)
  • Fact Sheet #77D (PDF, TEXT) — Retaliation Prohibited under the H-2A Temporary Visa Program
  • Fact Sheet #78 (PDF, TEXT) — General Overview of the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78A (PDF, TEXT) — Corresponding Employment Under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78B (PDF, TEXT) — Recruiting Requirements under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78C (PDF, TEXT) — Wage Requirements under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78D (PDF, TEXT) — Deductions and Prohibited Fees under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78E (PDF, TEXT) — Job Hours and the Three-Fourths Guarantee
  • Fact Sheet #78F (PDF, TEXT) — Inbound and Outbound Transportation Expenses, and Visa and Other Related Fees under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78G (PDF, TEXT) — Disclosure of the Job Order and Notice of Worker Rights under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78H (PDF, TEXT) — Retaliation Prohibited under the H-2B Temporary Visa Program
  • Fact Sheet #78I (PDF, TEXT) — Record Retention Requirements under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #79 (PDF, TEXT) — Private Home and Domestic Service Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #79A (PDF, TEXT) — Companionship Services Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #79B (PDF, TEXT) — Live-in Domestic Service Workers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #79C (PDF, TEXT) — Recordkeeping Requirements for Individuals, Families, or Households Who Employ Domestic Service Workers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #79D (PDF, TEXT) — Hours Worked Applicable to Domestic Service Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #79E (PDF, TEXT) — Joint Employment in Domestic Service Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #79F (PDF, TEXT) — Paid Family or Household Members in Certain Medicaid-Funded and Certain Other Publicly Funded Programs Offering Home Care Services Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #79G (PDF, TEXT) — Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act to Shared Living Programs, including Adult Foster Care and Paid Roommate Situations